Kings Lancashire Military Convalescent Hospital, Squires Gate, Blackpool. Pathe
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"Building New Red Cross Hospital at
The Kings Lancashire Military Convalescent
Hospital, Squires Gate, Blackpool.
(opened in 1916)
Produced by Pathe, 1915.
Duration: 1 minute 22 seconds
Workers constructing the Kings Lancashire Military Convalescent
Hospital for wounded soldiers, Squires Gate, Blackpool, 1915. The site was
previously the Clifton Park Racecourse.
Panning shot of workers roofing over the
Workers standing on angled supports in
the rafters working on the roof.
Another shot of carpenters in progress,
Panning shot of hospital building; a
soldier walks past some steps and meets some other soldiers, behind
them is the converted grandstand.
Mid-shot of workmen working on wooden
structure, fitting windows.
Long-shot of man walking towards several
single storey brick huts, still under
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